New Shoe Design Talent Tapped at Fashion Institute of Technology

Spanish fashion-comfort brand Pikolinos is on the hunt for new design talent. And so it partnered with the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York for a design competition that recognized the work of senior accessories design students. The picks are in, with Den Ly receiving the top prize — …

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The Rockport Group’s New Headquarters Includes a Barbecue Pit

It’s official: The Rockport Group has new digs — a 70,000-sq.-foot global headquarters in the village of West Newton, Mass. The ribbon-cutting ceremony, which took place on Thursday, was attended by company president and CEO Bob Infantino, Newton Mayor Setti Warren and New Balance chairman Jim Davis. Also there was …

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Shoe of the Day at Pitti Uomo: Soloviere’s Fox Fur Slip-Ons

From timeless dress shoes to experimental sneakers, we’re highlighting the top men’s shoe moments from the Pitti Uomo trade show in Florence this week. Day 3 Alexia Aubert only debuted her French unisex label Soloviere three years ago, but her men’s offering in particular is on a serious growth path. For fall ’17, …

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Maria Grazia Chiuri Joins LVMH Prize Judging Panel

The jury of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers is skewing a little more female this year. Maria Grazia Chiuri, artistic director of women’s collections at Dior, will join an all-star lineup including Karl Lagerfeld, Jonathan Anderson and Nicolas Ghesquière to judge the fourth edition of the contest, which …

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